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The Westchester Review

Literary Magazine

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Founded in 2007, The Westchester Review has spent more than a decade publishing established and emerging writers. We welcome submissions of original poems, stories, essays, and plays by writers wherever they reside.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:  / 
    74 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    22.03%*
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PaysNo

FeeNo

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Poetry

Min pieces: 3

Max pieces: 5

We publish both free verse and poems that adhere to forms. To get a good idea of what we like to publish, be sure to read our online quarterly issues.

Play

We will consider only 10-minute plays. Longer works will not be read.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Please include a cover letter that lists word count (for fiction and creative nonfiction) along with your name, address, phone number, and email address. If you have a connection to Westchester County, please note it in the applicable field in Submittable.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    one Word .doc or .docx file (please do not submit in a PDF format).

  • Author's rights

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

74 days

Average response time

22.03%

Average acceptance rate

18 days

Fastest response time

121 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 1195 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

28.57%

12-month average acceptance rate

71 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    General

    Open

    Deadline: Jul 2, 2024

About

While we started as an annual print edition, in 2020, we transitioned to publishing quarterly online issues only and no longer publish print editions. Our readership has increased exponentially, and we now have international visibility. We welcome submissions from a diverse range of writers, includ...

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Founded

2007

Country

US

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    Amy Ralston Seife

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    JoAnn Duncan Terdiman

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    Judith Naomi Fish

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